A construction worker was critically injured while he was working on a crane on the overpass of Miramar Parkway. The police officers stated that the accident occurred around 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2015. The man was airlifted to the hospital. The accident caused a traffic delay between I-75 and Miramar Parkway. The entrance and exit ramps were temporarily shut down on I-75.
The construction work was being done to ease the traffic congestion in South Broward. Construction is set to be complete in 2016. The condition of the man hurt in the construction accident has not yet been released.
Some jobs are far more dangerous than others. That is why occupational injuries are extremely common. Head, back and neck injuries, eye injuries, heart attacks, strokes, scarring and disfigurement are examples of some of the most common injuries that occur on the job. Certain jobs can also worsen preexisting medical conditions, such as asthma.
If you are looking for a Broward workers compensation lawyer, then you should consider contacting Evan Ostfeld. Workers compensation laws can be quite complicated. In order for a person to get compensated, the injury must have occurred while the person was working. A person must also be able to prove that the nature of his or her work caused the injuries.
There are a number of issues that may arise in a workers compensation case. Was the person an independent contractor or employee? Did the injury occur on the job site or while a person was traveling to the job? What type of workers compensation benefits will the employee be able to get? What type of vocational training will a person be able to get if a person is not able to return to his or her job? Those are just a few examples of the issues that may arise during a workers compensation case.
Because workers compensation injuries can be so complex, your best bet is hiring a Coral Springs workers compensation lawyer. Evan Ostfeld will thoroughly review your case. He will work hard to protect your rights. Additionally, he will do his best to try to get you the compensation that you deserve.